|African Cinema and Literature - MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University|
This episode focuses on African football (soccer), cinema, and literature. In the first segment, Peter Alegi reports on the first round of the African Nations Cup in Ghana. In the second segment, MSU Professors Ken Harrowand Safoi Babana-Hampton join us in a discussion centered around Harrowâs new book Postcolonial African Cinema: From Political Engagement to Postmodernism (Indiana University Press, 2007)...
Keywords: Africa; Audio; books cinema; football; Ken Harrow; literature; Safoi Babana-Hampton; soccer
|The Revolutionary Situation in North Africa - MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University|
Salah Hassan and Ken Harrow (Michigan State University) on the democratic revolutions in North Africa. Events in Libya, Tunisia and Egypt are analyzed from below and above, with focus on the perspectives of youth, creative uses of technology, as well as the connections to, and relevance of, the events to Africa and the wider world.
Keywords: Ben Ali; Egypt; Ken Harrow; Libya; Mubarak; politics; Qaddafi; revolution; Salah Hassan; Tunisia